Specialized Trainings

FHCA's Annual Conference offers several specialized trainings to help members meet specific training needs or licensure requirements. These training sessions are separate ticketed events and require registration in advance to secure your seat. Choose from the following programs:

Preceptor Refresher Course*

Sunday, July 15

3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Board of Nursing Home Administrators’ regulations pursuant to 64B10-16.0025(2), FAC, require all Florida Nursing Home Administrators with Preceptor Certification to take a two-hour Preceptor Refresher Course upon license renewal every two years. This course will meet that requirement. If you are considering becoming a Preceptor, this session will also provide an overview to help you understand the needs and expectations of AITs and Preceptors. FHCA’s Senior Director of Quality Affairs, Deborah Franklin will moderate this session as experts, including current and past members of the Board of Nursing Home Administrators, probable cause panel members and experienced Preceptors share their knowledge.

*Included with Full Conference Registration

*Single Day Registrations can sign up as follows:

$75 Member Fee
$100 Nonmember Fee


Preceptor Provider Training

Thursday, July 19

9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

The Preceptor Provider Training will prepare nursing home administrators to serve as Preceptors for students in the Administrator-In-Training (AIT) Program or College-Based Internship required for individuals who plan to become licensed nursing home administrators. This preceptor training meets the requirements of the Board of Nursing Home Administrators as set forth in Rule 64B10-16.0025, F.A.C. The training consists of an interactive, six-hour workshop that includes preceptor requirements, domains of practice, mentorship and developing the facility training program.

Led by FHCA Sr. Director of Quality Affairs and licensed NHA/former Preceptor Deborah Franklin, this program features leaders in the profession and Board of NHA members walking attendees through the domains of practice. New to this year's training - case studies of licensure actions brought against NHAs, presented by the Florida Department of Health Prosecution Services Unit, and a focused discussion on how to lead millennials.


$199 Member/Nonmember Fee



CNA Train-the-Trainer

Thursday, July 19

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

FHCA's CNA Train-the-Trainer course instructs RNs how to conduct the FHCA 80-hour CNA Test Prep Course in their facility and prepare prospective or hired employees for taking the nursing assistant competency demonstration exam to be certified. The session includes a review of the revisions to the exam's theory section and each participant will receive the Long Term Care Nursing Assistant Fundamentals curriculum. The CNA Train-the-Trainer session is members only and space is limited. Click here to read more about this session.

$150 Member Fee (by Monday, July 24, or when the event is full, whichever comes first)

Medical Errors: Prevention & Analysis Course

Offered FREE to individuals with a 2018 Annual Conference Full Registration package

FHCA's two-hour, self-directed Medical Errors: Prevention & Analysis Course is designed to assist Florida’s licensed Nursing Home Administrators and Nurses in meeting the statutory requirements of Florida Statutes 456.013 (7); as well as the regulatory requirements of the Florida Administrative Code, Sections 64B9-5.011 for Nurses and s. 64B10-11.0011 for Nursing Home Administrators.

Attendees will have until Friday, August 31st to complete the course and take the test. Upon receiving a passing score, FHCA will provide 2 hours of continuing education and post those hours to CE Broker by September 7, 2018. If you have any questions regarding the Medical Errors course, please contact Sarah Duff of our staff.